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It’s a Steel! Tata Money!

Am I missing something? (2)

Or “How Capitalism Works”

British Steel Nationalised in 1967

British Steel sold to Koninklijke Hoogovens by Maggie Thatcher 1988

Now named Corus the company is now part of the Indian Tata Group.

Tata Group also owns Land Rover Jaguar.

Public money pumped into Land Rover Jaguar to produce more cars that the company can’t sell.

Hmmmmm. Let me just go through that again…

Some Unsold Jaguars Yesterday

Some Unsold Jaguars Yesterday

More pictures of unsold cars here

IMPORTED Unsold Cars at Sheerness.

IMPORTED Unsold Cars at Sheerness.


Car Trouble

I wonder if I’m missing something here.

Over the time of this government the cry has been to get folk out of their cars and on to public transport. Toll charges, congestion charges, traffic calming, pedestrianisation (pauses for breath). High parking charges, green taxes,  polution taxes, increased road tax,  speed cameras everywhere. Speed bumps that rip the arse out of the wee cars that are supposedly better than the big cars……………

Listen to the government.

Cars BAD, public transport GOOD.

Got that?

Public Transport GOOD! Cars BAD!


Cars BAD! Public Transport GOOD!!


Lord Mandelson, the business secretary, offered his first subsidies to protect British industry from the ravages of the recession when yesterday he unlocked £2.3bn in loan guarantees for the ailing car industry, including £1.3bn in loans from the European Investment Bank.

Altogether now…..

Cars GOOD! Public Transport BAD!

Tomorrow – The government steps in to save the tobacco industry.